Big Alcohol Exposed in New Report: How Governments Incentivize Alcohol Death and Disability

Posted January 19 2021 Alcohol Harm, Alcohol Industry Lobbyism, Alcohol Policy, Big Alcohol, BigAlcoholExposed, Conflict Of Interest, Divestment, Evidence, News, Public Health, Report, SDGs, Vital Strategies

A new report by Vital Strategies exposes how governments and development agencies incentivize the alcohol industry, increasing industry profits and reach, despite the death and disability burden caused by alcohol.
Even as countries struggle to meet their health care needs, including the soaring costs of NCDs, this report shows that many countries continue to promote the very products that cause harm to health. This report exposes how these incentives essentially promote alcohol on behalf of the industry, to the detriment of individuals and societies.

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